Blaine Fitzgerald

Blaine Fitzgerald

Blaine Fitzgerald

Chief Financial Officer

Blaine joined Kinaxis in March 2020 as Executive Vice President, Finance, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2021. He oversees the company’s finance, procurement and corporate IT organizations.

Blaine brings more than 20 years of finance experience to the Kinaxis management team, the majority of which is within the high-tech industry. With a track record of successfully leading teams and scaling businesses, Blaine has in-depth knowledge of the software industry, and balances strong technical finance skills with a wealth of financing and M&A experience.

Prior to joining Kinaxis, Blaine served over 5 years as the Vice President of Finance at e-commerce giant Shopify. During his time at Shopify, Blaine was instrumental in taking Shopify public in 2015 and continued to support the company's rapid growth by building a global team to meet the needs of an organization that scaled to more than $1B in revenue and over 4,000 employees.

As a Chartered Professional Accountant, Blaine started his career with stints at Deloitte and Ernst & Young, while working in Vancouver, Bermuda, Luxembourg and Ottawa. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Simon Fraser University.

Blaine lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife and 3 kids. Never one to shy away from hard work, Blaine chooses to spend any remaining free time swimming, biking and running as a competitive triathlete.